WHAT: CDC will host a press conference to provide an update on 2009 H1N1 flu vaccine distribution and antivirals.
WHO: Anne Schuchat, M.D., Director, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases
WHEN: Thursday October 29, 2009 at 2 p.m. ET (Webcast info below)
WHERE: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 1600 Clifton Road NE Atlanta, GA 30329 Tom Harkin Global Communications Center (Building 19), Press Room For directions to CDC, please visit http://www.cdc.gov/about/resources/visitGuide.htm#direction.
Parking is available in the Building 19 parking deck located on CDC Parkway. Media should arrive at the CDC no later than 1:30 p.m. Media must present photo ID for access.
Media who cannot attend in person can listen and ask questions by toll-free conference line. Please dial in a few minutes before the start of the conference.
WEBCAST AVAILABLE AT FLU.GOV
This press briefing will be broadcast live at www.flu.gov/live. We strongly encourage non-media to use this option for viewing.
*Please dial in 10 to 15 minutes before the start of the press conference.
Listen Only: 800-369-1890
PASSCODE: CDC Media
Important Instructions: If you would like to ask a question during the call, press *1 on your touchtone phone. Press *2 to withdraw your question. You may queue up at any time. You will hear a tone to indicate your question is pending.
Call Crawford Communications Bookings at 1-800-243-1995 to make arrangements for broadcast feed.
A transcript of this media availability will be available following the briefing at the CDC web site at www.cdc.gov/media.
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services